New research may inspire you to start lifting things around the house or join a gym to grab some weights. Just 30 minutes of lifting weights per week can cut your risk of dying early by up to a fifth.
People with kidney health concerns know how important it is to take care of themselves. A new study has found that adults with kidney concerns who walk between 7,000 and 12,000 steps a day have a high health-related quality of life.
On Fridays, we love to write about getting outside. One way to enjoy getting out and about is through walking meditation, a Buddhist practice that is meant to help you find awareness through your body, mind and steps on the Earth.
In the past, we have frequently written that yoga is amazing for blood pressure health. Some yoga poses are more helpful than others. Here are four of the best yoga poses for healthy blood pressure.
National Kite Flying Day was earlier this week. Now is the time to plan to attend a spring or summer kite festival. And making your own kite and getting it into the sky is a great way to get outside!
Environmental uncertainty and uncontrollability cause stress and damage health. Cleaning it a calm, ritualized way, with repetitive motions and tasks, to take control over the space around us.
Exercise might seem either unthinkable or counterintuitive when you’re ill. It’s the one time you’re meant to be lazy. But, in many cases, exercise is good for you when you are sick.
A new study said that weight isn’t the best predictor of long and healthy lives in women. Instead, mobility, strength and balance impacted lifespan and wellness the most.
Often, after exercising, you’re left “feeling the burn.” Some people love products like Icy Hot to help sore muscles. But, others are looking for more natural options. Cayenne peppers might be a great option.
Shoveling snow can cause heart attacks and sudden cardiac arrest. The American Heart Association warns that it can happen to people with known heart conditions and folks who are unaware that they have heart problems.
A new study may give you another reason to boost your heart health. Research has found that a higher resting heart rate may be a risk factor for dementia.
When the weather outside is frightful, exercising indoors can be delightful! Today, we’re looking at why exercise bikes are an excellent option in the cold months when there is ice on the ground.
Decorating for a holiday is a great way to spend some time on your feet.
Yoga can help you break unhelpful thought patterns and change the way you think. By focusing on your body and breathing, you can essentially turn your mind off and on again!
The most disheartening thing can be when you are trying to lose weight and you plateau. You start stepping on the scale and see that the needle doesn’t budge. But, there are things you can do when that happens to you.
Everyone knows about the health dangers of being sedentary. The good news is that as little as three minutes of exercise every half hour can counteract the dangers of sitting.
When you are looking for gentle exercise you can do at home to help your heart and whole-body calmness to aid sleep, you may have questions. If you’re deciding between Pilates and yoga, they both have different advantages.
Fitness trackers can be great tools if you need to know how you are doing or when starting a healthy routine. But, you can become obsessed with your numbers, worry about your progress and get a negative self-image.
If you’re someplace where the air is clear, you may be enjoying cooler weather, and it’s a great time to get outdoors!
Many people are trying to lose weight for the sake of their health. It’s unfortunately easy to lose muscle instead of fat. Some signs help you spot if you are losing weight in the form of muscle instead of fat.